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Pre-Law Advising

Welcome to Villanova’s Pre-Law Advising page! If you are interested in pursuing law school and exploring careers in the legal field, then you have arrived at the right place. Deciding to attend law school and pursue a career in law is a significant decision that goes along with much reflection, time, research and money, so whether you are a prospective student, current student or alumni, we hope to help you in your legal career and journey.

Want to discuss your law school plans and timeline? Make an appointment with Villanova's Pre-Law Advisor, Christina Butler, in the Career Center - Garey Hall 117. If you have any questions, please contact Christina at or 610-519-5958.

There are three types of Pre-Law advising appointments. Please consider your needs when scheduling one of these types:

  • Pre-Law Advising: Quick Questions - 15 minutes – Get your quick questions answered regarding the law school application process or legal field.
  • Pre-Law Advising: Career Exploration - 30 minutes –Explore the legal field and law school. Prepare for pre-law internships and volunteer opportunities, resume and cover letter, LinkedIn and more.
  • Pre-Law Advising: Law School Application - 60 minutes – Discuss the LSAT, timeline, process, application materials, school selection, financial aid and more, as well as review personal statements.

To schedule your appointment:

  • Navigate to Handshake.
  • Select the Career Center option that aligns with your current student status.
  • Select one of the three Pre-Law Advising appointment options.
  • Find a date and time that works for you!

Villanova Alumni: Pre-Law advising appointments are also available to you. If you have any difficulty accessing your Handshake account, please contact the Career Center at 610-519-4060.

Want to receive information about Pre-Law events on and off-campus, jobs and internships, and other helpful Pre-Law tips? Opt-in for the Villanova Pre-Law Advising Newsletter! Subscribing to this newsletter is the best way to stay up-to-date on all things Pre-Law at Villanova!

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Upcoming Pre-Law Events

  • Select the Career Center option that aligns with your current student status
  • Select one of the two Pre-Law Advising appointment options
  • Find a date and time that works for you